As your eight- or nine-year-old daughter enters puberty, it is time to start teaching her about her ovaries. A good place to begin is to show her where the ovaries are located in her body. This is a great illustration that you can use to describe the location to her. [Read more…]
The first four lessons in this series contain information that you probably already had planned to teach your daughter during puberty to prepare her for this important transition in her life.
Let me ask you this…
When you were your daughter’s age, did anyone explain to you about why you have a period each month and the importance of female hormones? [Read more…]
How did this happen? My daughter is entering her reproductive years and I’m leaving mine.
I feel like I am experiencing what she is experiencing, but in reverse! How are we going to get through this?
This is the first in a special series of three articles for moms written by Dr. Metten on perimenopause. In this article she discusses the changes happening in your ovaries.